The second book featuring Algy, with a cast of delightful wildlife characters, in a magical tale which transports you to the beautiful west coast of the Scottish Highlands.
When his friend falls ill with the babbling bog fever, Algy sets out to find the peculiar ancient medicine which is the only cure.
A thrilling and heartwarming story of friendship and courage. In this strange and exciting adventure set in the West Highland landscape, Algy is helped by his old friends and some charming new ones, but has to face many dangers during his quest.
But do not falter, try once more:
Go back inside that golden door.
For ancient stories long have told
That those whose hearts are also gold
Will find a faithful guide, who'll lead
The way to what they truly need.
The Tree with a Golden Heart is the second book in this unique series of children's novels set in the beautiful but harsh environment of the wild west coast of the Scottish Highlands, with a cast of memorable wildlife characters, each with its own distinctive voice... and Algy, an immigrant from far across the sea, who is also a poet and ballad-maker. There are no other animal adventures stories quite like the delightful Tales from the Adventures of Algy!
This is the revised second edition of this title, published in 2017.
For children aged 7 to 10
Tales from the Adventures of Algy are also loved by many grown-ups who are still young at heart, and who are enchanted by this delightful breath of fresh air from the rugged coast of the Scottish Highlands, and the sense of joy which these stories bring to readers of all ages.
With original colour illustrations by the author, and a glossary of Scottish and Gaelic words and names.
You can learn more about Algy and discover all his facilities for young readers at adventuresofalgy.com. Algy also has his own Facebook page "adventuresofalgy" and his own blog adventuresofalgy.blog.
Visit Algy's own web site at adventuresofalgy.com